An interview with Tim Voit: An insider's look at the world of retirement plan benefits and QDROs in divorce with a nationally recognized expert.
By Louise Nixon: One of the most common problems for family law attorneys is figuring out what retirement plans are involved in the case.
The Statement: “my spouse is (or has been) hiding assets of substantial amounts”. The Big Question: “what will you do to be certain we find them? ALL of them!” First answer: call your favorite forensic accountant!
By Leonard M. Friedman: Many attorneys come up to me and ask how they can better understand the process of and conclusions drawn in the valuation of a business.
By Robert G. Hetsler : What are some things a family lawyer should think about while still negotiating the divorce?
By Kimberly Linebarger: When a marital dissolution includes the valuation of a business, the cost of capital utilized in the income approach is still one of the more misunderstood and inappropriately applied components of the valuation process.
By Loretta Hutchinson: The “Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act and Debt Cancellation” is set to expire at the end of 2012 as part of the Bush-era tax cuts. If your clients are considering the sale of an “underwater” residence, they have a short window to qualify for this debt forgiveness exemption.
By Brendan Lyle: After Divorce, Women Rebound Faster but Stay in Poverty Longer. Divorce funding can provide the funding bridge that some divorcing spouses need.
By Robert Schlegel, Kathy Hensley and Penny Lutocka: Why should a matrimonial attorney understand business valuation standards? Your knowledge can yield substantial dividends by supporting your valuation expert or by challenging the credibility of the opposing expert.
By Bryan J. Koslow: With the growing popularity of Alternative Dispute Resolution such as Mediation and Collaborative Divorce, the use of specially trained professionals is becoming more common. This list identifies 10 signs that you should consider utilizing a Divorce Financial Professional in your case.